Edinburgh International Book F podcasts

Harriet Harman (2017 Event)

GENDER POLITICS When Harriet Harman was elected in 1982, she notes in her memoir A Woman’s Work, the House of...

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In Therapy with Susie Orbach: Laura Albert (2017 EVent)

THE WRITER WHO INVENTED J T LEROY In a fascinating exercise in public therapy, US author Laura Albert places...

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Outriders: Mariana Enriquez & Kevin MacNeil (2017 event)

ARGENTINA: IN SEARCH OF UFOS As part of our project to explore the Americas, Scottish novelist Kevin MacNeil...

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Jim Al-Khalili (2017 Event)

IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE? For decades we’ve been told there's something out there. Jim Al-Khalili, host of...

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John Burnside (2017 Event)

UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPS One of the most acclaimed writers of his generation, poet, memoirist and novelist John...

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Outriders: Ximena Escalante & Stef Smith (2017 Event)

MEXICO: FROM THE US BORDER TO GUATEMALA As part of our project to explore the Americas, leading Mexican...

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Juno Dawson & C N Lester (2017 Event)

TRANSITIONS What makes a woman a woman? Is it her biology? Is it a rite of passage? Is it society? As she...

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Richard Ford (2017 Event)

FILIAL BOND Richard Ford is one of America’s greatest living writers, capturing the changing face of the USA...

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Raja Shehadeh (2017 Event)

CROSSING BOUNDARIES Brave, intelligent and deeply personal, Where the Line is Drawn shows how the Israeli...

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Juliana Buhring (2017 Event)

THE CYCLE OF LIFE FOR A RECORD-BREAKER Feats of human endurance never cease to amaze and enthral. In 2012,...

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Jemima Foxtrot, Iona Lee, Sabrina Mahfouz & Sophia Walker (2017 Event)

PHENOMENAL WOMEN SPEAK OUT While comedy still struggles with gender equality, the spoken word scene is well used...

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Christine Otten & The Last Poets (2017 Evet)

MEET THE POETS WHO CHANGED AMERICA The Last Poets were formed in the US in the late 1960s, a period full of hope...

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Laird Hunt & Colson Whitehead (2017 Event)

A TOUR OF AMERICA RACE IN AMERICA Two of the finest writers working in America today take a tour around the dark...

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Conor Gearty & Douglas Murray (2017 Event)

EUROPE: ACTS AND COUNTERACTS In The Strange Death of Europe, Douglas Murray travels from places where migrants...

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Robert Webb (2017 Event)

UNDERSTANDING THE MALE OF THE SPECIES What is it to be male? Peep Show actor Robert Webb reckons it involves a...

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Limmy (2017 Event)

BRIEF ENCOUNTERS OF THE COMEDIC KIND The short, sharp and funny shock has been Brian Limond aka Limmy’s forte...

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Harry Baker (2017 Event)

PERFORMING POETRY WITH CHARM Meet the man who is a World Poetry Slam Champion turned full-time poet via a maths...

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Graeme Macrae Burnet (2018 Event)

Stravaigin in Saint-Louis The Scot who came to international attention when His Bloody Project was shortlisted...

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Gavin Francis (2018 Event)

TO CHANGE IS HUMAN Following the resounding success of the bestselling Adventures in Human Being, Edinburgh-based...

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Ben Okri (2018 Event)

ENIGMATIC VISIONARY Which came first, the image or the word? It’s hard to tell in The Magic Lamp, Ben Okri’s...

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